Climbing is a fantastic activity for kids and is a great option for a rainy day. You don’t need to have climbed yourself before – there are great courses and introductory sessions for new climbers.
Here are some great climbing walls to take the kids climbing in and around Oxfordshire and Berkshire (click on the links to find more info).
Reading Climbing Centre has courses available for kids. There are auto belay options here and a fantastic cafe too!
Far Peak Climbing Centre in the Cotswolds has a brilliant selection of indoor walls, stacks and a fab bouldering area with tunnels for kids. There’s also a 15m tower outside for the most adventurous on a sunny day. There are loads of taster sessions as well as regular courses for kids.
Check out Oxford Brookes Climbing Centre for some great climbing and holiday coursers.